12 - Ability to Respond to Community Needs with Legislation...

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Ability to Respond to Community Needs with Legislation: Strengths: Weaknesses: It’s Parliament’s primary role to make laws, so this system allows the government to act on efficiently, as party discipline ensures bills can govern. Parliament is not always sitting which means that the passage of important legislation may be delayed during parliamentary recesses. They can therefore devote the majority of sitting time in Parliament to making laws. Eg. In 2010 the Victorian Legislative Assembly sat days. At the federal level the HOR was scheduled Parl. Is able to make or change laws at any time as the need arises. It can respond to events, values of society. There are conflicting values in society on some
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course POL 13 taught by Professor Mrssmith during the Three '08 term at South Australia.

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